For the identification of insects and other fauna and flora of South Africa: please click on the following links:
Insects and related species: Antlions - Ants - Bees - Beetles - Bugs - Butterflies, Moths and Caterpillars - Centipedes and Millipedes - Cockroaches - Crickets - Dragonflies and Damselflies - Grasshoppers and Katydids - Mantis - Stick Insects - Ticks and Mites - Wasps - Woodlice
Plants, Trees, Flowers: (Note: Unless plants fall into a specific species such as Cacti, they have been classified by their flower colour to make them easier to find) Bonsai - Cacti, Succulents, Aloes, Euplorbia - Ferns and Cycads - Flowers - Fungi, Lichen and Moss - Grass - Trees
Animals, Birds, Reptiles etc.: Animals, Birds, Fish and Crabs - Frogs - Lizards - Scorpions - Snails and Slugs - Snakes - Spiders - Tortoise, Turtles and Terrapins - Whipscorpions
Other photography: Aeroplanes - Cars and Bikes - Travel - Sunrise - Water drops/falls - Sudwala and Sterkfontein Caves etc.

Videos: YouTube

Monday, October 17, 2011

Sudwala Caves - Part 2

It was once again wonderful to have some very special people from Italy visiting me for a few days and being able to show them around. Andrea and his wife have to rank amongst the most wonderful people I have met so please do go and visit his blog SIDECAR where he shares pictures of his travels to South Africa.
 During this trip we visited the Sudwala Caves and the eastern escarpment also spending a day in Kruger National Park. Although it was winter, the weather was glorious until the last night when we almost got blown away by the wind. LOL!!
 A ghost?? I never noticed this till I had it on the computer. It looks like me taking a picture of a lady taking a picture of a ghost!! LOL!! Now the question is - WAS it a ghost?? LOL!!
 For more information and pictures on the Sudwala Caves please click on the link.
 Because of the amount of people in the caves, there are not so many bats to be found anymore except in very high places so it was wonderful to find one low down enough to photograph.
 They make very good use of lights in the cave to highlight some formations.

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